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Windows 7: Help Me with me Hard Disk

08 Feb 2011   #11
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Can you try the external HD on another computer ? Maybe a friends computer ?


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08 Feb 2011   #12
James Colbert

 
 

As Doc suggests, checking the drive on another system is a good idea.

It may also be, since your disk space is unchanged, that there is a disk error at play:

Disk Check

Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

James
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08 Feb 2011   #13
alexjames2320

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

guys i checked the driver in another system on a friends pc and again the same thing the folder appears like empty
do u think i can run an error scan for my drive and see if there is a problem there?
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08 Feb 2011   #14
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alexjames2320 View Post
guys i checked the driver in another system on a friends pc and again the same thing the folder appears like empty
do u think i can run an error scan for my drive and see if there is a problem there?
YES,

Than Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic
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08 Feb 2011   #15
alexjames2320

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

what can i do with this? i dont know how to use it my friend
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08 Feb 2011   #16
Creer

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alexjames2320 View Post
what can i do with this? i dont know how to use it my friend
Have look at this post:
Cloning Laptop HDD

If you have your external HDD connected via USB then probably you won't be able check SMART in this software but in the "Error Scan" tab in HD Tune you will be able to check all disk sectors (remember to uncheck Quick Scan box) if there are any damaged/bad sectors on your drive.
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08 Feb 2011   #17
alexjames2320

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

ok my friend thank u i hope this could be helpful well now i put my hard disk for a error scan when it will
finish if the problem remains i will try ur suggestions thanks again all of you for the help guys and sorry if i was
pissfull i just want to have my files back
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08 Feb 2011   #18
alexjames2320

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

well guys i checked my disk for errors it took 1 hour and when it finished i got a message that was saying that i have
corrupted sectors and errors and that my windows can not fix them it deleted my folders with the basketball videos and my music but the disk space is the same the free space that means my files are there but how can i get them back?
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08 Feb 2011   #19
gregrocker

 

Try using Recuva to see if it can reconstruct the deleted files: Recuva - Features
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08 Feb 2011   #20
alexjames2320

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

thanks friend i will use it right now!
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